Friday, September 7, 2007

Residents and Visitors Urged to Pay Close Attention to the Hurricane

Dare County Emergency Management continues to monitor the area of low pressure located between Bermuda and the southeast U.S. coast. The National Hurricane Center has issued a special tropical disturbance statement this morning indicating that a tropical depression could form and potentially impact the East Coast of the United States.

All residents and visitors are asked to remain vigilant by paying close attention to weather advisories from the National Weather Service as well as state and local emergency management officials, and be prepared to take protective actions if necessary.

Those planning to visit the area this weekend do not need to change travel plans based on the current forecast, but are asked to be aware of updated reports in case conditions change.

For updated information from the National Hurricane Center, visit www.nhc.noaa.gov. Preparedness tips are available at www.readync.gov.

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